Health

Weight loss efforts start well, but lapse over time

Learning you have an obesity-related disease motivates many to start a weight loss program, but troubling health news is often not enough to sustain weight loss efforts, finds new research in the American Jo ...

Apr 08, 2014
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Many new parents unaware of safety guidelines

A new parent's health literacy, defined as their ability to obtain, interpret and understand basic health information, can affect their ability to follow recommendations to protect infants from injury, finds ...

Apr 08, 2014
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Graphic photos on tobacco packs save lives: WHO report

Large, graphic health warnings on tobacco packets in China would increase awareness about the harms of smoking, help to cut smoking rates, and in doing so save lives according to global studies. These are the key findings ...

Apr 08, 2014
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Physiotherapy treatment for 'double-jointed' people

Physiotherapy researchers at UWE Bristol have come up with a package of treatment and information to help people affected by Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS). The project is being funded by the Health Technology Assessment ...

Apr 08, 2014
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Philippine court rules family planning law legal

The Philippine Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a family planning law is constitutional, allowing the government to provide reproductive health care services primarily to the country's poor despite strong opposition to the ...

Apr 08, 2014
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